Speakers made from Tochigi gourds a hit with listeners

National Nov 5, 2017

Speakers made from Tochigi gourds a hit with listeners

A speaker made from bottle gourd grown in Tochigi Prefecture is attracting listeners with its acoustic qualities and a cute appearance resembling an animation character. A maker of car stereos in Tochigi, the biggest producer of dried gourd strips for rolled sushi, began developing the ...

Store sold inedible gourd seedlings as being safe to eat

National Jul 14, 2014

Store sold inedible gourd seedlings as being safe to eat

Decorative calabash gourd seedlings sold at stores nationwide were mislabeled "for edible use," Royal Home Center Co., run by the Daiwa House Industry Co., said. The mistake came to light after someone in Nara Prefecture was hospitalized after coming down with symptoms of food poisoning, ...